Sebastian Salas-Vega


Mr Sebastian Salas-Vega is a Research Officer in Pharmaceutical Policy and Economics at the London School of Economics.

Sebastian’s academic interests focus on value-based policy, pharmaceutical innovation, healthcare delivery, and patient outcomes. He is particularly interested in cancer and heart attack, and in the use of comparative policy analysis as a means through which to improve quality of care and health system performance.

Sebastian has previously served as an advisor to the World Health Organization, as a consultant in health policy and economics, and as a researcher in the regulatory sciences at the US Food and Drug Administration. He has also served as guest lecturer at Imperial College London and as a teaching assistant at the Johns Hopkins University.

Sebastian holds a dual Bachelor of Arts-Master of Science degree in Neuroscience and Economics (honors) from the Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD, USA), a Masters in International Health Policy from the London School of Economics (London, UK) and is currently completing his PhD in Health Economics at the London School of Economics.


LSE Health Scholarship, Emily and Thomas Meren Award, BA/MS Scholarship, David S. Olton Award, William D., MD, and Eileen M. Ertag Scholarship